CPHS Baseball: Sandites win 8th straight, shut out Hilldale 12-0


The Charles Page High School varsity baseball team (12-6, 2-2) won their eighth-straight game Friday afternoon, overcoming cold, wind, rain, and Hornets for a 12-0 run-rule shutout of Hilldale High School (5-10). 

Brock Youngblood (2-3, 8-11) pitched six strikeouts against only two hits and one walk in four innings on the mound. 

The Sandites got on the board right away as Tyler Ash scored on a wild pitch and Riley Rutledge scored on an error in the first inning. Kameron Adcock scored on a balk and Ty Steelman stole home in the second inning and Cale Savage brought in Rutledge with a double in the third. 

It looked like the Hornets would finally get on the board in the top of the fourth, but after an error and a pair of singles, Youngblood stranded loaded bases with a pair of strikeouts and the Sandites continued the melee.

Steelman's rabid base running continued in the fourth inning. After hitting a single he stole second, made third on a wild pitch, and scored on an error. Ash reached on an error, Watkins singled, and Malachi Burks walked to load the bases. Ash walked in, Watkins scored on an error, John Miller singled in Burks, Rutledge walked in, then Ash doubled to score Savage and Miller for the final runs of the game.

Sand Springs Baseball will return to action Monday at 5:00 p.m. when the Sandites host Ponca City (4-16, 1-5) in district action. Hilldale will host Salina (9-7) next Thursday at 5:00 p.m.

Hits: CPHS 5, HHS 2.
Walks: CPHS 8, HHS 1.
Strikeouts: CPHS 5, HHS 6.
Steals: CPHS 9.
Left on Base: HHS 4, CPHS 5.
Errors: CPHS 1, HHS 4.